Lecture descriptions Daniel Horowitz, FEEFHS 2021

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Reuniting Holocaust Survivors… Not Mission Impossible (Jewish track)

Come to discover the vast world of Holocaust records and sources to find your relatives. Learn about your ancestors before, during and after the WWII, and the places you can search to get your family memories back.

Thousands of people think all their family members died in the Holocaust and there is no one left, all was lost, and no records survived. Today is proved this is not the case and people and records did survive. Based on real success stories of families being reunited, come to discover the vast world of Holocaust resources available to find your relatives: Yad Vashem, ITS, Holocaust.cz and many more. Come and learn about your ancestors before, during and after the Holocaust; about those who remembered them and the places you can search to get your family memories back.

 

Using My Heritage Search Engine for Eastern Europe Research (Resources track)

Learn how MyHeritage search engine works, and how it can benefit your research, covering billions of records, important repositories and databases, in a single search, finding the resources you need.

MyHeritage SuperSearch is delighting family history fans worldwide. Learn how this search engine works, and how it can benefit your research, covering billions of records and important repositories and databases, in a single search, finding the resources you need for your Eastern Europe research. Thousands of new records are continuously added, Hi-tech algorithms were created to cover spelling and phonetic variations, understand nicknames, handle synonyms and deal with ethnic variations. Searches can look for an exact spelling or automatic translation into many languages at the same time. This search engine is particularly useful researching Poland, Germany, France, Hungary, and others.

 

Plan Your Roots Trip to Eastern Europe Efficiently (Resources track – co-taught with Banai Lynn Feldstein)

Learn the tips and tricks on how to plan a roots trip across Europe from the very beginning of the idea till the smallest detail about the hotels, communication, transportation, archives, cemeteries and other repositories less known. Don't lose time or risk your money re-inventing the wheel, just take advantage of Daniel experience as he will share all the knowledge gained on his own roots trips across Europe, to maximize your research and enjoy the trip to countries like Austria, Poland, Ukraine, Romania, Lithuania, France, Hungary, and others.